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Long Weekend Tours

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An adventure of a lifetime doesn’t always have to last for weeks. Sometimes getting away for a few days will satisfy your need for exploration, or it might even rejuvenate you into planning that other trip you had put to the side. If you’re new to bicycle travel, a long-weekend getaway can help you test the waters and fine-tune your travel style for future excursions. No matter what you’re looking for, Adventure Cycling can lead you there.

We’re excited to announce our NEW suite of Long Weekend Tours — four-day adventures that will get you out experiencing the joy that bicycle travel brings. We have been researching and curating great new itineraries for you to explore, visiting some of our favorite destinations throughout the U.S.

Adventure Cycling Long Weekend Tours are offered in three of your favorite support levels — inn-to-inn, van supported, and self-contained — providing you with the perfect opportunity to get out and ride in any style you want!

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Acadia and Mt. Desert Island
Acadia and Mt. Desert Island

Inn to Inn. Spend a long weekend riding the scenic roads that bring you through Maine’s only National Park - Acadia. Relax by the rocky Otter Cliffs, listen to Thunder Hole, and maybe even take a trip on the famous Carriage Roads.

Grand Canyon of Pennsylvania
Grand Canyon of Pennsylvania

Self Contained. Immerse yourself in a long weekend of cycling and camping in the spectacular Pine Creek Gorge of central Pennsylvania. Come join the challenge and fun of pedaling on an entirely car-free trail through the Grand Canyon of Pennsylvania, and gain a new natural perspective of this beautiful part of our country.

Great Allegheny Passage
Great Allegheny Passage

Van Supported. Enjoy a long weekend of car-free riding on one of Pennsylvania’s most popular rail trails. Exchange the bustling urban center of Pittsburgh for the rolling highlands of Ohiopyle State Park and southern Pennsylvania’s vital river systems. Witness the history of the area’s once thriving coal industry, and the great push for conservation and preservation that has taken its place.

Lake Champlain
Lake Champlain

Self Contained. Lake Champlain and the picturesque views that it offers is the perfect spot for a relaxed, long-weekend getaway. By bike and boat, we'll loop around the lake, catching views and creating memories from both Vermont and New York.

Lake Tahoe
Lake Tahoe

Inn to Inn. Crisp mountain air, stunning vistas, and a pristine alpine lake — what more could you want out of an epic weekend on two wheels? On this long weekend tour, we’ll enjoy the altitude of the Sierra Nevada as we circumnavigate the stunning Lake Tahoe, the largest alpine lake in North America!

Olympic Discovery Trail
Olympic Discovery Trail

Van Supported. Traverse the Olympic Peninsula and be immersed in the landscape so unique to Washington State: rocky coastlines, snow capped mountains, marine wildlife, and temperate rainforests combine to make cycling across the peninsula a truly one-of-a-kind bike touring experience.

Patagonia AZ Gravel
Patagonia AZ Gravel

Van Supported. Some of the best spring and fall gravel riding in the U.S. can be found outside southern Arizona's small, eclectic town of Patagonia, and we'll hit the dirt on this long-weekend gravel adventure.

Sunshine and Space Coast
Sunshine and Space Coast

Van Supported. The Sunshine and Space Coast tour is a great way to see more of what Florida has to offer besides crowded theme parks. This tour will give you a backroad look at a quieter side of the Sunshine State and finish with a spectacular view of the Atlantic Ocean. Possibly even a rocket launch! And what's more, our van will do the heavy lifting.

Vermont's Green Mountains
Vermont's Green Mountains

Inn to Inn. This long weekend trip in Vermont's Green Mountains will give you stunning views, spectacular climbs, picturesque farmlands, and gorgeous sunrises over Lake Champlain.

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Patagonia AZ Gravel
Patagonia AZ Gravel

Van Supported. Some of the best spring and fall gravel riding in the U.S. can be found outside southern Arizona's small, eclectic town of Patagonia, and we'll hit the dirt on this long-weekend gravel adventure.

Hawaii 3 Island
Hawaii 3 Island

Inn to Inn. Maui, Molokai, and Lanai: three of Hawaii's most beautiful islands and the setting for an unrivaled bicycle travel adventure. This unique tour features a ferry and a small plane to bring together these three Hawaiian islands into a single bicycle tour.

Great Parks North
Great Parks North

Self-Contained. Join us for Adventure Cycling’s Great Parks North Route. This tour will follow the Rocky Mountains from Missoula, Montana, to Jasper, Alberta, exploring some of the most spectacular national parks the U.S. and Canada have to offer. Great Parks North will highlight Glacier, Waterton, Banff, and Jasper national parks, and jaw-dropping scenery will not be lacking on this once-in-a-lifetime adventure.